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Bowman, James

Overview
Works: 442 works in 1,918 publications in 8 languages and 23,486 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Filmed operas  Oratorios  Operas  Opera films  Musical films  Masses 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Other, Interviewee, per, Instrumentalist, Musician
Classifications: M2000, 782.23
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Most widely held works by James Bowman
Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

53 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir present an intimate and stirring performance of Handel's Messiah. This 2-CD recording of the full score on period instruments features a stellar cast of soloists. Tafelmusik presents this baroque masterpiece with the spirit and vitality of Handel's own 18th-century productions. A perennial favorite with audiences and critics alike, Tafelmusik's Messiah has garnered glowing reviews year after year
Carmina Burana by Carl Orff( )

41 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugune Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra are joined by the Rutgers University Choir, Janice Harsanyi, Rudolf Petrak, and Harve Presnell for this 1960 production of Orff's Carmina Burana
A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( )

32 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's enchanting tale is set to some of Benjamin Britten's most atmospheric music, with a libretto taken entirely from the text of the play. Countertenor Jochen Kowalski is Oberon, King of the Fairies, and Sylvia McNair sings his queen, Tytania. The ensemble cast also includes Nick Stahl as Puck, Nancy Gustafson as Helena, Jane Bunnell as Hermia, Kurt Streit as Lysander, and Rodney Gilfrey as Demetrius
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A studio performance of one of Handel's best known operas by the English National Opera. The Opera, a tale of love and power based on Shakespeare's play, was first performed in 1724 at the Haymarket Theatre in London using castrati singers in the heroes roles. This lavish production follows modern practice in using women in these parts, and in particular, Dame Janet Baker creates the virtuoso role of Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel( )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birthday odes for Queen Mary by Henry Purcell( Recording )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphoniae sacrae op. 10 by Heinrich Schütz( )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in Italian and German and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vienna Concentus Musicus. HARNONCOURT, Nikolaus (conductor). [Authentic performance]
Chandos anthems by George Frideric Handel( )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and German and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Admeto, re di Tessaglia by George Frideric Handel( )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Italian and Dutch and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass in B minor, BWV 232 by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Athalia by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Layton leads the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and his own superb choral ensemble, Polyphony, in a powerful performance of Bach's most dramatic masterpiece, the St. John Passion. Joined by a starry team of soloists, Layton directs a particularly vivid account of the work, the excitement of the narrative drama contrasting with heartbreaking moments of reflection
Judas MacCabaeus by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

16 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judas Maccabaeus: Oratorium in drei Akten, HWV 63. Text: Thomas Morell
The NMC songbook( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ariodante by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

33 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this complete recording of Ariodante, Alan Curtis, a supreme Handelian conductor and scholar, joins forces with glorious mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato for a dazzling performance of one of Handel's most inspired operas
Joshua by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

17 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josua: Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 64. Text: Thomas Morell
Benjamin Britten's A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glyndebourne's production of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream is pure magic. Starring James Bowman, Ileana Cotrubas, Curt Appelgren, with music by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Bernard Haitink
Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610) by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

19 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) GOMEZ, Jill (soprano). (1) PALMER, Felicity (soprano). (1) BOWMAN, James (counter-tenor). (1) TEAR, Robert (tenor). (1) LANGRIDGE, Philip (tenor). (1) SHIRLEY-QUIRK, John (baritone). (1) RIPPON, Michael (bass). (1) MONTEVERDI CHOIR. (1) MONTEVERDI ORCHESTRA. (1) SALISBURY CATHEDRAL BOYS' CHOIR. (1) PHILIP JONES BRASS ENSEMBLE. (1) DAVID MUNROW RECORDER ENSEMBLE. (1) GARDNER, John Eliot (conductor)
Dioclesian ; Masque from Timon of Athens by Henry Purcell( )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Julius Caesar
Alternative Names
Bowman, James Thomas.

Bowman, James Thomas 1941-

James Bowman British countertenor

James Bowman Brits operazanger

James Bowman contreténor britannique

James Bowman controtenore britannico

James Bowman Countertenor und Opernsänger

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